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I Am So Anxious And Nervy

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    A Wonderful Life Ripped Apart

    Ok, here we go.....My life was good, I had a great job working alongside adults with learning difficulties, I had divorced a violent husband , had both kids with me, a nice car, my horse and a fantastic social life, what could posibily go wrong? It was August Bank Holiday 2...
    annie61 annie61 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    August 16. Rescuing Ourselves. No one likes a martyr. How do we feel around martyrs? Guilty, angry, trapped, negative, and anxious to get away. Somehow, many of us have...
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    I have a wonderful girlfriend that I have a great relationship with. I have always had a bit of anxiety but recently I have had anxiety surrounding a particular issue with her. I...
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    August 22. Responsibility for Family Members. "I can still remember my mother clutching her heart, threatening to have a heart attack and die, and blaming it on me...
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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
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    July 23. Making It Happen. Stop trying so hard to make it happen. Stop doing so much, if doing so much is wearing you out or not achieving the desired results. Stop thinking so...
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    July 24. Denial. Denial is a powerful tool. Never underestimate its ability to cloud your vision. Be aware that, for many reasons, we have become experts at using this tool to...
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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
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    July 26. Owning Our Power. Don't you see? We do not have to be so victimized by life, by people, by situations, by work, by our friends, by our love relationships, by our family...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 26

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    July 27. Letting Go. Stop trying so hard to control things. It is not our job to control people, outcomes, circumstances, and life. Maybe in the past we couldn't trust and let...
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    “I waste at least an hour every day lying in bed. Then I waste time pacing. I waste time thinking. I waste time being quiet and not saying anything because I'm afraid I'll...
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    July 28. Fear. One day, I decided to try something new. I took my ten-year-old son out on the St. Croix River on a Waverunner. A Waverunner is a small boating vehicle resembling a...
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    I honestly want to end my life right now
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    July 29. Have Some Fun. Have some fun. Loosen up a bit. Enjoy life! We do not have to be so somber and serious. We do not have to be so reflective, so critical, so bound up...
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    July 30. Accepting Powerlessness. Since I've been a child, I've been in an antagonistic relationship with an important emotional part of myself: my feelings. I have consistently...
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    I feel like my whole life is falling down around me. I'm just going through so much stuff right now that it makes it hard to sleep which makes me lethargic when I work and upset...
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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
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    Aug. 1. Gratitude. "We learn the magical lesson that making the most of what we have turns it into more." —Codependent No More Say thank you, until we mean it. Thank God...
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    Aug. 2. In Between. Sometimes, to get from where we are to where we are going, we have to be willing to be in between. One of the hardest parts of recovery is the concept of...
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    August 3. Owning Our Power in Relationships. "So much of what I call my codependency is fear and panic because I spent so much of my life feeling abused, trapped, and not knowing...
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    I force my self awake at night only because I want to put off the next day for as long as possible is this bad ?
    bringmeback555 bringmeback555 13-15, F Aug 3

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    August 4. Vulnerability. "I've learned that the more vulnerable I allow myself to be, the more in control of myself I really am." —Anonymous Many of us feel that we can only...
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    August 5. Attitudes Toward Money. Sometimes, our life and history may be so full of pain that we think it totally unfair that we have to grow up now and be financially...
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    August 9. Asking for What We Need. Decide what it is you want and need, and then go to the person you need it from and ask for it. Sometimes, it takes hard work and much energy...
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    August 11. Healing. Let healing energy flow through your body. The healing energy of God, the Universe, life, and recovery surrounds us. It is available, waiting for us to draw...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 11

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    August 12. Directness. Direct people are a joy to be around. We never have to guess what they're really thinking or feeling, because they're honest about their thoughts and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    August 13. Friends. Don't overlook the value of friendship. Don't neglect friends. Friends are a joy. Adult friendships can be a good place for us to learn to have fun and to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 13

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    August 14. Owning Our Power. Many of us have someone in our life that challenges our ability to trust and care for ourselves. When we hear that person's voice or are in his or...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    August 15. Leaving Room for Feelings. We need to allow enough room for others and ourselves to have and work through our feelings. We are people, not robots. An important part of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    August 17. Healing Thoughts. Think healing thoughts. When you feel anger or resentment, ask God to help you feel it, learn from it, and then release it. Ask Him to bless those...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know what to think or do anymore. I am so depressed and always on the verge of tears or having seizures from the stress. I want to run and not tell anyone where I am going...
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